- Lewis,1688–1744, English author.
- Also The·o·bold [thee-uh-bohld] /ˈθi əˌboʊld/. a male given name.
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Historical Examples of theobald
She added, as if it was an afterthought, that Mrs. Theobald's letter had arrived that morning.
You can't put her off with Mrs. Theobald; she knows as well as we do that she is a nonentity.
But does not Mrs. Theobald always take any initiative from you?
Theobald noticed the fact that he was being contradicted in a moment.
The first step towards it would be her marriage with Theobald.
masc. proper name, from Medieval Latin Theobaldus, from Old High German Theudobald, from theuda "folk, people" + bald "bold." Form influenced in Medieval Latin by the many Greek-derived names beginning in Theo-.